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The EU hopes that the Ukrainian parliament will quickly come up with a "reasonable way out" of the crisis around the scandalous decision of the Constitutional Court and supports the idea of President Vladimir Zelensky not to limit this issue only to the Constitutional Court, stated the EU Ambassador to Ukraine Matti Maasikas.
According to him, the EU is concerned about the court's ruling, as it has become a threat to some of Ukraine’s achievements in the fight against corruption.
The EU …
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called the ruling of the Ukrainian Constitutional to repeal a number of provisions of anti-corruption legislation "a conspiracy by old elites."
"I know for sure that today's demarche of the Constitutional Court is a public manifestation of the conspiracy by some old elites and oligarchs against the president and against the country. It's not different. This is what it is. Because only a weak president and a weak government are the key to maintaining their …
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has proposed to the Ukrainian Parliament to dismiss the current Ukrainian Constitutional Court judges. This comes after the court ruled to abolish criminal responsibility for falsifying property declaration by Ukrainian officials.
The court's decision not only aggravated the situation inside the country, but also received a negative reaction from the G7 ambassadors in Ukraine. Therefore, Zelensky held an emergency meeting of the National Security Council, …
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky believes that currently Ukraine cannot afford to stop borrowing from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
He said this in an interview with four Ukrainian TV channels.
"Today the Ukrainian economy is built in such a way, and it has been built like this since long time ago, that we cannot live without Western money. People need to know about it. Therefore, it was impossible to abandon borrowing the International Monetary Fund," said Zelensky in an …
Ukrainian statesmen, who surrendered Crimea to Russia without a fight in 2014, must be held accountable, stated Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during the annual address to the Parliament, Interfax-Ukraine reports.
According to the President, Ukraine is building a strong army, which will not allow the enemy to encroach on territorial integrity or take away part of the territories without a single shot, as it was in 2014 in Crimea.
The President stressed that those politicians who …
During the annual address to the Parliament, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announced that Ukraine begins construction of two new naval bases to protect the Black Sea region.
"We are starting to build two state-owned Ukrainian naval bases to protect the Black Sea region," said Zelensky, without specifying the location of these bases.
The Ukrainian President also said that modernization of the frigate Hetman Sahaydachniy, the preparation of Centaur amphibious assault boats and the …
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky held a secret meeting with the head of the British intelligence service MI6 Richard Moore. They discussed the situation with corruption in Ukraine and the entourage of the Ukrainian President, both official and informal, reported the Ukrainian publication Dzerkalo Tyzhnia (the Mirror Weekly), citing a credible source.
Dzerkalo Tyzhnia notes that the presence of the British intelligence Head service was caused by the desire of Her Majesty's Cabinet to …
In an interview with the BBC's HARDTalk TV program, Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky said he did not cling to ratings and power.
"If I can't end the war in the Donbas, then there should be another person who can finish this tragic story," Zelensky said.
He said he did not rule out the possibility of a peace agreement with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Crimea. "I believe in it. Otherwise, I would not have run for the presidency of Ukraine. It is very difficult, and here we need the …
The approach of the Ukrainian authorities to achieve peace in the Donbas is not to blame Russia for all the troubles, but to use all possible platforms for negotiations and reduce tensions, stated the head of the Presidential Administration Andriy Yermak during a speech at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House.
According to him, the strategy of the President's team is not to glorify military efforts, not to organize touching speeches and large military parades.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky believes that Ukraine can join the sanctions against Russia for poisoning of Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny.
Zelensky noted that before making such a decision, he would like to see the details from the German side.
"I would like us to hear the officials details from the German side, and then Ukraine will join the sanctions of our international partners," said Zelensky at the "Ukraine - EU" summit in Brussels, the online broadcast of which …